Sinitsina and Katsalapov win ice dance discipline, another twelve points for Russia

Russia continues to dominate the 2021 World Team Trophy in Osaka, Japan on Friday. Following a first place in the pairs’ short program earlier, ice dancers Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov earned their country a fourth of five available twelve points so far. After a top score in the rhythm dance yesterday, 2021 World championsContinue reading “Sinitsina and Katsalapov win ice dance discipline, another twelve points for Russia”

Sinitsina and Katsalapov take the lead for Russia at World Team Trophy

The ice dance category opened the 2021 World Team Trophy of figure skating in Japan today. With about 3,000 socially-distanced fans in attendance at the Maruzen Intec Arena Osaka, the Russians took the lead in the team competition. As expected, the newly crowned World champions Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov received the highest marks inContinue reading “Sinitsina and Katsalapov take the lead for Russia at World Team Trophy”

Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov win ice dance gold at Worlds

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia enjoyed another successful day at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships on Saturday – after Mikhail Kolyada and Evgeni Semenenko managed to claim a possibility of a third spot for Russians at the men’s event for the 2022 Winter Olympics, ice dancers Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov claimed theirContinue reading “Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov win ice dance gold at Worlds”

Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov lead at Worlds after rhythm dance

Russian figure skaters continue to have a great time at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships on Friday as Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov took the lead in the ice dance event against two tough American couples. With the absence of Olympic silver medalists and four-time World champions Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, the 2019Continue reading “Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov lead at Worlds after rhythm dance”

Sinitsina and Katsalapov withdraw from Russian Nationals

Reigning European and two-time Russian champions Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov have withdrawn from the 2021 Russian National Figure Skating Championships which start on December 24 in Chelyabinsk. TASS reported that Alexander Kogan, the General Director of the Figure Skating Federation of Russia, said: “Sinitsina and Katsalapov will miss the Russian Championship, the doctors didContinue reading “Sinitsina and Katsalapov withdraw from Russian Nationals”

Sinitsina and Katsalapov will not take part in final Cup of Russia stage

Reigning two-time Russian National champions and winners of the 2020 Rostelecom Cup, ice dancers Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov will not take part in the final stage of the Cup of Russia series. TASS reports that the couple made this decision after learning that they will be admitted into the Russian National Championship regardless ofContinue reading “Sinitsina and Katsalapov will not take part in final Cup of Russia stage”

Sinitsina and Katsalapov win Rostelecom Cup

Leaders after the rhythm dance, reigning European champions and silver medalists at the 2019 World Championship, Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov skated to music by Michael Jackson. Performing in their first competition since withdrawing in the middle of their free dance performance at the second stage of the Cup of Russia series in Moscow this past October,Continue reading “Sinitsina and Katsalapov win Rostelecom Cup”